Business Support Advisor

The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Deadline: 30/05/22

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Interview date: TBC
  • Salary: £25,142.75 pa plus benefits
  • Hours: Full Time 37 Hours a Week

Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12

Provide more than just great service. For more than just another social landlord.

At Teign Housing, we’re passionate about giving our residents the best possible homes and our team the best and most flexible careers. Our culture of agile working means our 90 people enjoy an exceptional work-life balance, with the option of spending time based at home. We believe giving you flexibility will improve both your wellbeing and your performance – creating a win-win situation for you, for us and for the thousands of people who rely on us.

About the Business Support Advisor role

In one of these key positions, you will significantly strengthen our Customer Hub by delivering efficient and effective customer service. Acting as the first point of contact for enquiries via telephone, email, web chat, social media and post, you will liaise with colleagues and contractors to resolve queries and make things happen. Every day will bring different challenges as you process, taking rent payments and giving advice about rents, log repairs, diagnose faults, mutual exchanges/tenancy assignments, resolve parking disputes and provide support for minor issues of antisocial behaviour.

At the same time, you will assist in running a busy reception area and organising promotional events, whilst managing income from garages, attending and minuting meetings, producing marketing materials and updating our website.

About you

We need passionate professionals who love to keep busy and enjoy building great relationships with people from all walks of life. If you’re familiar with the social housing sector or qualified in customer service or administration, so much the better, but it’s your personality and your ability to plan and manage your own workload that will matter most. We are looking for people who are confident in having difficult conversations, adaptable and embracing of change, have the ‘can do’ and ‘making it happen’ approach plus an appetite for learning the necessary ‘technical’ knowledge


We are an Investor in People Platinum organisation, so you will be joining a company that creates a supportive high-performance culture. You can also expect to enjoy an excellent benefits package, including:

• Flexible working with time based at home
• Training opportunities
• 25 days’ leave plus bank holidays and discretionary leave between Christmas and New Year
• Pension scheme
• Free parking
• Employee Assistance Programme
• And much more

To take on this exciting challenge as one of our Business Support Advisors, please either complete our online application form, download and complete a word version of the application or email your CV to

We will interview suitable candidates upon receipt of their application and reserve the right to close the vacancy early. Please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.

Job Description: Business Support Advisor JD (May 2022)

Person Specification: Business Support Advisor Person Spec (Sept 2021)

Teign Housing is committed to its policy on equality and diversity and we welcome applications from all sections of the community. Registered charity no. 1112196.